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Election Central 2020

Trump Campaign Tries Robust 2020 Outreach

WASHINGTON (AP) - Selfies on a "Women for Trump" bus tour through Iowa. Volunteer training at a "Black Voices for Trump" organizing session in Philadelphia. A vice presidential headliner at a...

War Simmers Between Sanders, Warren

It was a short but ugly war, and in three weeks Iowa will determine whether it was a consequential one. The longstanding...

In Iowa Debate, Mild Feuding and No Fireworks

The six top Democratic presidential candidates had their last chance Tuesday night to throw some punches as they stood on stage together for the...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Booker's Rhetoric Soared, But His Campaign Sagged

If you want to go fast, Cory Booker was fond of saying, go alone. If you want to go far, he would continue, go together. When it came to his 2020 presidential aspirations, he did neither. Once...

2020 Democratic Race Is Wide Open in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Presidential candidates have swarmed Iowa's rolling landscape for more than a year, making their pitch to potential supporters on campuses, county fairgrounds and in high...

Independents Could Decide CA's Democratic Primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, no prize is bigger than California, which offers more delegates than any other state. And as candidates plot their...

Trump Changes Terms of 2020 With Iran Turmoil

NEW YORK (AP) - The election was always going to be about Donald Trump. But over the span of a few days, the yearslong focus on the Republican president's performance on the economy, health care and...

KS: With Pompeo Out, GOP Face Senate Headache

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's declaration Tuesday that he won't run for Senate in Kansas returned some Republicans to worrying that they can't block a polarizing conservative...

Quest for Momentum Is On as Dems Dash to Iowa

FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) - About 500 people packed into the basketball gym in the Fort Madison YMCA to see Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the working class Mississippi River town on the Sunday evening after...

2020 to Feature Bitter Fights, Deepening Divides

NEW YORK (AP) - Four years after President Donald Trump drove the rules of politics over a cliff to win the Republican presidential nomination and ultimately the White House, Democrats will go...

Trump Looks to Boost 2020 Evangelical Support

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In his first campaign move of the 2020 election year, President Donald Trump on Friday will visit a mega-church in Miami to highlight his support among evangelicals as he...

Sanders Raises $34.5M in 2019's Final Quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bernie Sanders says he raised more than $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, showing that a recent heart attack hasn't slowed the Vermont senator's fundraising...